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ZurdoDev wrote:
people tend to touch their face MORE often when wearing a mask because it is uncomfortable and sweat builds up and itches, etc.
As long as it is their own virus/bacteria, they may touch their face as much as they like. Problems occur only if your hands have been infected with some "foreign" virus, and essentially if that self-touching gives the virus a chance to jump from your fingers over to your nose / lips, from where it can move into your lungs.

I guess that the risk of that is not 0%. But the mask makes it less probable that your infected fingers directly touch you nose / lips. Furthermore, I would think that those wearing a face mask are also among the most eager to keep social distance, and to clean their hands many times a day.

Funny observation: Lots of grocery stores around here provide antibac at the entrance. Lots of customers use it on their way into the store. Then they grab a shopping cart (they are disinfected often, but for every new customer), and run all over the shop, opening cooler doors and touching shelves. Then they leave the store bringing along anything that they might have picked up on the visit. I never see a single one using the anticbac after the visit to the store!

Sure, if you are infected yourself, it will reduce the risk of you spreading it to others. That's a good thought. But if you know that you are infected, you shouldn't go to the grocery store at all! People probably think of the antibac primarily as a way to protect themselves, and then they should use it on the way out, not on the way in!
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